A murder investigation has been launched following a shooting in Battersea.

Police were called at approximately 9pm on Tuesday, December 24 to reports of shots fired in Battersea Church Road.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and a man – believed aged in his 30s – was found suffering gunshot injuries; he was pronounced dead at the scene.

No arrests; enquiries into the circumstances continue.

Homicide detectives from Specialist Crime are investigating.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD 6410/24Dec. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.